Zambia Medicines body reportedly installs Computed Tomography scanner at Kabwe General Hospital


Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency (ZAMMSA) has announced the installation of Computed Tomography (CT) scanner worth K13 million at Kabwe General Hospital.

ZAMMSA Senior Manager for Corporate Communications, Bradley Chingobe, confirmed the development.

Chingobe in a statement issued in Lusaka on Tuesday, stated that the CT scan, would play an instrumental role in providing detailed medical information for diagnosis.

He said this would help in treatment planning and evaluation of various conditions affecting the general populace in Kabwe and the entire Central Province.

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“As ZAMMSA we are relentless in our quest to ensure that we procure, store and distribute adequate medical commodities,” Chingobe stated.

He said these would help in ensuring that the country had improved and quality healthcare services across the country.

Chingobe added that the distribution and installation aligned with ZAMMSA’s vision to become a world-class supply chain of essential medicines and medical supplies for a healthy and productive nation.

“ZAMMSA remains committed to prioritising the procurement of medicines and medical equipment to enhance service delivery in all public health facilities nationwide,” he assured.

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